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  • Transportation taxes again? [Editorial]

    Transportation taxes again?  [Editorial]
    It's a given that politicians like to spend money but they don't like to raise taxes. After all, the former makes them popular with their constituents and the latter has the opposite effect. Rarely is this more evident than in an election year....
  • Robert L. Taylor, banker

    Robert L. Taylor, banker
    Robert L. Taylor, a retired Peninsula Bank executive who earlier had worked for Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co., died Feb. 19 of congestive heart failure at his North Ocean City home. He was 87. The son of John L. Taylor, a Baltimore & Ohio...
  • Costs for Red, Purple lines increase, even as major funding is proposed

    Costs for Red, Purple lines increase, even as major funding is proposed
    The estimated costs for the Red and Purple transit lines in Baltimore and suburban Washington increased in recent years, an analysis released Wednesday by the Federal Transit Administration showed. The Red Line, which would cut west-to-east across and at...
  • Nationwide manhunt ends as missing Maryland girl is found safe in S.C.

    Nationwide manhunt ends as missing Maryland girl is found safe in S.C.
    A nationwide hunt ended Friday night when Caitlyn Marie Virts, the 11-year-old girl missing since her mother was found killed in their Dundalk home on Thursday, was located in a motel room in Florence, S.C., with her father, Timothy Virts, who was taken...
  • Missing Dundalk girl reunited with twin sister in Maryland, family says

    Missing Dundalk girl reunited with twin sister in Maryland, family says
    The 11-year-old Dundalk girl found after a frantic, multistate search has been reunited with her twin sister, family members said Sunday. Caitlyn Virts and her twin sister, Cayla, were back together in the care of Baltimore County social services...
  • Holocaust debate plays out in Annapolis

    Holocaust debate plays out in Annapolis
    The specter of the Holocaust came to Annapolis on Monday as survivors and their descendants sought what they view as justice in memory of a witness who couldn't be there. Leo Bretholz of Pikesville had been scheduled to testify on behalf of a bill to...
  • Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies

    Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies
    Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died Saturday in his sleep of unknown causes at his Pikesville home. He was...
  • Police identify two men who shot each other in Baltimore Sunday

    Police identified two men who they said shot each other Sunday afternoon in the southwest Carrollton Ridge neighborhood. Police said Gabriel Wilson, 24, shot Jerome Garrison, 29, in the leg and Wilson shot Garrison in the groin after an argument in the...
  • Dorothea Rawlings, teacher

    Dorothea Rawlings, teacher
    Dorothea Arvin Rawlings, a former teacher at Barclay Elementary/Middle School, died of cancer March 9 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The West Baltimore resident was 73. Born Dorothea Arvin Simmons in Baltimore, she was raised on Calhoun Street at...
  • World Class Gymnastics wins fourth consecutive state title | Community news

    World Class Gymnastics extended its rule over the top two levels of girls gymnastics at the Virginia State Championships on Saturday and Sunday in Richmond. The WC Level 10s, though not as strong as last year’s team, still had enough firepower to...
  • Dorothea Bache, scorekeeper

    Dorothea Bache, scorekeeper
    Dorothea Bache, a homemaker and retired Dorsey Speedway scorekeeper, died of cardiac arrest Friday at the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The longtime Phoenix resident was 82. Born Dorothea O'Brien in Baltimore, she was known as Dot. She...